Monte L. Tipton, 66, of McPherson, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 25, 2016, surrounded by family at his home in McPherson. He was co-owner and operator of Tipton Brothers Farm & Agency.
Monte was born on April 2, 1950, in McPherson, KS, the son of William “Bill” L. and Rosella L. (Perkins) Tipton. He graduated from McPherson High School in 1968 and attended Hutchinson Community College. On May 23, 1981, Monte was united in marriage to Cari L. Johnson in McPherson.
Monte was a member of B.P.O.E. #502 and was on the Blaze Fork Drainage Board.
Survivors include: wife, Cari of the home; four children, Doug Underwood of Vancouver, WA, Chase Tipton and wife, Katie, of Wichita, KS, Alisa Tipton of Wichita, KS, and Caden Tipton of McPherson, KS; brother, Mark Tipton and wife, Melissa, of McPherson, KS; two grandchildren, Alexis Tipton and Luke Underwood.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with Rev. Lynn Scott officiating. Burial will follow at McPherson Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wednesday, June 29, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
Memorial donations may be given to First Christian Church or McPherson County Humane Society in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Monte L. Tipton please visit our Sympathy Store.